Category: Psychological

Recognizing Trauma: Litigation and Politics are Harming Us author.

Recognizing Trauma: Litigation and Politics are Harming Us

Originally published here at Kluwer Arbitration Blog.I write this in the aftermath of yet another mediation in which the protagonists...

By John Sturrock
A Negotiation Innovation:  An intelligent negotiation assistant author.

A Negotiation Innovation: An intelligent negotiation assistant

I am sitting in a room, negotiating the sale and purchase of assets. The Other party is avoiding making an...

By Barney Jordaan, Michael Leathes, Veronique Fraser
Egalitarian Change – Our Roles and Responsibilites author.

Egalitarian Change – Our Roles and Responsibilites

Originally published in Just Resolutions by the Section of Dispute Resolution.“Never let a good crisis go to waste” – Alistair...

By Charles Crumpton
What to Do When Abrasive Behavior Disrupts Your Mediation Process author.

What to Do When Abrasive Behavior Disrupts Your Mediation Process

In my work as a workplace mediator I have encountered thirteen projects to date that have involved a leader with...

By Mark Batson Baril
Healing and Civility –  What Mediation can Teach Us About Bridging Social Divides author.

Healing and Civility – What Mediation can Teach Us About Bridging Social Divides

First published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer (cleveland.com/opinion) on Dec. 11, 2020.Even after the election results are finalized and the...

By Robert Baruch Bush, Thomas Wahlrab
Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations? author.

Should Employment Matters with Religious Connotations be Dealt with in Court or by Mediations?

This article focuses on a specialized class of employment law and human rights issues where there an overlap exists between...

By Ariel Kirzner, Bruce Ally
Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations author.

Review: The Book of Real-World Negotiations

Many of you may know Josh Weiss as the Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and Senior...

By Colin Rule
Healing our Divisions in Troubled Times author.

Healing our Divisions in Troubled Times

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal How can we heal the deep divisions in our country? How do we talk...

By Lorraine Segal
APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act! author.

APFM, NAFCM, MBB & ACR Co-Sponsor National Mediation Policy Act!

The Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM), National Association for Community Mediation (NAFCM), Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB) and  Association for...

By James Melamed, J.D.
Microaggressions in ADR: It Is What It Is author.

Microaggressions in ADR: It Is What It Is

This was originally published in the Detroit Legal News on September 1, 2020.Writing articles on ADR is considered as one...

By Earlene Baggett-Hayes
How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments author.

How to Bring Civility to Political Arguments

Civility, respect, understanding, and the willingness to listen. These are core conversational virtues that are universally appreciated. What’s interesting is...

By Kwame Christian
Mediating Conflict in the Time of Covid-19 author.

Mediating Conflict in the Time of Covid-19

The large divide in our country, about how we view and handle Covid-19, is also permeating many homes, workplaces and...

By Vicki Assegued
Creating Accessible Mediation author.

Creating Accessible Mediation

Individuals with disabilities should have access to tools to settle all types of conflicts including discrimination issues. Mediation is a...

By Heather Kennedy
Impact of Couple Conflict and Mediation on How Romantic Partners are Seen: An fMRI study author.

Impact of Couple Conflict and Mediation on How Romantic Partners are Seen: An fMRI study

An article excerpt by Halima Rafia, François Bogacz, David Sander, and Olga Klimecki. Originally published by Science Direct, here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0010945220302240?dgcid=coauthor.Previous...

By Francois Bogacz
In Their Voices – Video with John Ford author.

In Their Voices – Video with John Ford

In this video series, Michael Lang interviews mediation practitioners about how to have a reflective instead of a reactionary practice. ...

By John Ford
The Role of Restorative Practices in Effectively Addressing Gender Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace author.

The Role of Restorative Practices in Effectively Addressing Gender Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

This updated article was previously published in the Legal News on January 31, 2020 and is reprinted with their permission.Introduction...

By Laura Athens
Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon author.

Zoom Fatigue Uncovers Mediators’ Secret Weapon

FLASHBACK July, 2019: I sit in my car, waiting another ten minutes before going in to mediate. I sip my...

By Clare Fowler
Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time author.

Online Mediation Worth the Screen Time

Article originally published here.COVID-19 caused a surge in commercial and interpersonal conflict.  At the same time, courts are closed, halting...

By Alnoor Maherali, Ehsan Ali
Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy author.

Racial Justice Conflict: How “Historical” Racial Symbols Shape Perception, Practices, and Policy

INTRODUCTION As the world continues to grapple with racial injustice and unrest as masses of people from all ethnicities protest...

By Judy Rashid
Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America author.

Conflict Resolution in the Time of COVID-19–Voices from Seven Continents of the World: South America

Editor's Note:  In this article series, seven leading mediators and conflict resolution practitioners share their unique voices on three pressing...

By Andrea Maia, Gregg Relyea
How Understanding Neuroscience Improves Mediation author.

How Understanding Neuroscience Improves Mediation

All mediators can gain a basic understanding of the crossover of neuroscience and dispute resolution, which can lead to new...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Why Mediation Advocacy Training for Attorneys? author.

Why Mediation Advocacy Training for Attorneys?

My friend and colleague, Daniel Weinstein, said it best when he observed, "In a world in which less than 1%...

By Bruce Edwards
3rd Key-Education: Ensure the Future Through Mentoring and Practice Programs for New Mediators author.

3rd Key-Education: Ensure the Future Through Mentoring and Practice Programs for New Mediators

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Angela Herberholz, Emma Ewart Keir
3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science  to Enhance Mediator Practice author.

3rd Key-Education: Include Learning in Psychology & Brain Science to Enhance Mediator Practice

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By John Sturrock, Tim Hicks
In an ODR World, Is the Time Right to Switch to Multiple Shorter, Staggered Mediation Sessions? author.

In an ODR World, Is the Time Right to Switch to Multiple Shorter, Staggered Mediation Sessions?

Most civil and commercial private mediators and ADR providers offer their clients a binary choice between a half day mediation...

By Frank Burke
How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating author.

How to Help Parties With Disabilities Without Discriminating

When we perceive that someone may have a disability, it is common to think about ways to help that person. ...

By Dan Berstein
COVID-19 World Disorder and Reflection for Conflict Management with the Use of ODR Platforms author.

COVID-19 World Disorder and Reflection for Conflict Management with the Use of ODR Platforms

In theory, there are seven strains (types) of human coronavirus, however, it is known that the referred types of coronavirus...

By Celeida Maria Celentano Laporta
Surviving the Pandemic – Advice from 74 Family Experts author.

Surviving the Pandemic – Advice from 74 Family Experts

Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During the Pandemic, created and edited by Michael Lang and Peter Nicholson, is an ebook...

By Michael Lang
Research Shows We Can Work Toward Peace Through Understanding author.

Research Shows We Can Work Toward Peace Through Understanding

Pollack Peacebuilding by Jeremy PollackSummary of: Morelli, S. A., Torre, J. B., & Eisenberger, N. I. (2014). The neural bases...

By Natalie Davis
The Brain Under Conflict author.

The Brain Under Conflict

Butterflies in our stomachs, anxiety in our minds and bodies, sweaty palms and a calm look of excitement on our...

By Bina Patel

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